Tom is a founding partner in the Firm and focuses his practice in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, estate and gift taxation, trust and estate administration, and the representation of trustees, executors, and administrators. Tom has many years of experience as a practicing CPA in public accounting, including the preparation of corporate and fiduciary income tax returns as well as estate and gift tax returns and related issues. Tom graduated, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law, and he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Indiana University. He has been listed as an “AV” rated Preeminent attorney, Highest Rating in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards by Martindale Hubbell for several years. In 2011, Tom was named to the Legal Elite by Georgia Trend magazine as a Top Attorney in Taxes, Estates, and Trusts. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Savannah Bar Association (past chairman of the probate and estate planning section), Savannah Estate Planning Council, Georgia Society of CPAs, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island.